Carrying the Temple of Hekate

The keys clank against a chain, rattling on my hip as feet kick up dust from the desert floor. High pitched melodies ring from razor wire, accompanied by the gentle humming of electric fences. Scheming eyes of lost souls penetrate my every move as I cross the yard…the cold wind blowing debris in my path. Black wings flapping, shaking off …

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Hekate’s Wheel

“Shine brightly, Moon; I will softly chant to you, Goddess, and to Hekate in the Underworld – the dogs shiver before Her when She comes over the graves of the dead and the dark blood. Hail, grim Hekate, and stay with me to the end; make these drugs as powerful as those of Circe and Medea and golden-haired Perimede. Draw to …

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30 Days of Hermes: Suggestions

Day 30: Any suggestions for others just starting to learn about this deity? For my last post, I would like to include a list of links I have utilized over the course of these 30 days of devotional writing. Some I quoted directly and provided hyperlinks within the text itself, but here it is easier to find. I also would …

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30 Days of Hermes: UPG

Day 29: Any interesting or unusual UPG to share? **For those unfamiliar with the term UPG, check out the hyperlink to an older blogpost addressing this.** I would not categorize it as ‘unusual’, but Hermes has been a cheerleader for me in these new magical endeavors. Unlike Hekate who remains silently watching from afar, Hermes likes to stick His nose …

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30 Days of Hermes: Unhelpful Hermes

Day 25: A time when this deity has refused to help I have not really asked Hermes for anything I was not willing to do for my Self. I learned my lesson fast about asking the Gods for help or stuff. I am not sure if Hermes has ever truly done much for me, except the occasional luck on a lottery …

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30 Days of Hermes: A Composition

Day 23: Your own composition – a piece of writing about or for this deity Straight to sky thy head is bound, Over hedge and underground, Swift-shifter, strong Polytropos! Hermes! My Lord Chthonios! Bless me, this messenger, Angelos desire, Writer and gifter with words to inspire. Give bent ear under thy wide-brimmed halo, Slipper of coin and prophetic dreams to follow. With …

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30 Days of Hermes: Qualities, Art, Music and Poetry

****Because I will be gone away camping this weekend, I posted all three of the next day’s posts in one. Please enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! **** Day 19: What quality or qualities of this god do you most admire? What quality or qualities of them do you find the most troubling? The quick-thinking and friendly Hermes is an …

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30 Days of Hermes: Related Deities and Entities

Day 6: Other related deities and entities associated with this deity. “Outside the cave [of his mother Maia] he [the infant god Hermes] found a tortoise feeding. He cleaned it out, and stretched across the shell strings made from the cattle he had sacrificed, and when he had thus devised a lyre he also invented a plectrum” (Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3.) …

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30 Days of Devotion: Why Hermes?

Day 2: How did you become first aware of this deity; or more importantly WHY? “Hermes, draw near, and to my pray’r incline, angel of Jove [Zeus], and Maia’s son divine; Studious of contests, ruler of mankind, with heart almighty, and a prudent mind. Celestial messenger, of various skill, whose pow’rful arts could watchful Argus kill: With winged feet, ’tis …

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The ‘Angry’ Post

Angry Vagina Facing the unknown is terribly frightening, but so is a vagina. Not many women have actually SEEN their own, or better yet a yoni attached to another woman…except perhaps unnatural ones in most porno films. Sometimes stretched liver and onions, or bald lipless wonders, they make ordinary woman’s lady parts seem as foreign lands we only can see …

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